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Subject: Re: Directories and voice

Re: Directories and voice

From: Glenn Ervin at Home <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 21:01:41 -0500

That's because the Text To Speech engine is designed to automatically
interpret these things.
I converted a story a friend wrote into an MP3 file using my AT&T voices,
and in his story, he wrote OK a few times, meaning okay, and the TTS
interpreted it as Oklahoma.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephe Mandel" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2004 11:04 AM
Subject: Directories and voice

I just came back from a cross-country trip with my JB20 V2 which performed
flawlessly. I especially want to thank those developers responsible for
adding voice for directory names. By creating directories for artists and
albums I was able to keep my eyes on the road and still locate the music I
wanted to listen to.

Something quite odd came up regarding a directory name and I am very
interested in an explanation. I created a directory for The Doors called
"L A Woman," converted the cd's contents to mp3's and placed the music in
the directory. I ran the VBS script. When I scrolled down to the folder I
expected to hear "L A Woman" spoken but instead I heard "Los Angeles
Woman." How the heck did the script do that? How did it manage to
interpret L A as Los Angeles?

thankful and baffled,

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